The meaning of the name Sardonyx relates to the fact that it is a mixture of Onyx and Sard, a type of Orange Carnelian that was well known in ancient times. Sardonyx is the birthstone for the month of August. Sardonyx is created in layers of the brown or red Sard stone and the black, white or green onyx stone. It comes in several different colors which offer different qualities. Blue Sardonyx absorbs negativity, brown sardonyx grounds the wearer’s energy, clear sardonyx purifies the wearer’s mind and red sardonyx works as a stimulant. Sardonyx provides its wearer with protection and strength. It promotes virtuous conduct and integrity. Sardonyx attracts friends and good fortune. It brings long lasting happiness and stability to relationships and business matters. Sardonyx is used in divination as a tool to depict the future. Sardonyx heals lungs and bones it also helps the body, regulate its fluids and cell metabolism, strengthening the immune system. It complements the base chakra. Sardonyx provides confidence and self esteem boost to its wearer and motivates them. It has energies that help the wearer stay focused on a task. Good stone for all sorts of individuals who have difficulty in talking to new people or feel like they need friends.
Crystal: Sardonyx. Country of orign: TBA. Chemical composition: SiO2. Hardness based on Mohs scale: 6.5 - 7.